I knew that I was going to throw a big party for my husband's 40th birthday, but I wasn't really sure how to go about it since it was for my "best friend and one true love", someone who I know don't want a big fuss when he is celebrating something, and of course, in general, A GUY!
|Simple invite I chose from VISTAPRINT|
I was lucky to get the perfect venue that was still available in our town for Homecoming weekend, and luckily they had a bar and also catered too. So I thought all I had to think of were the decorations, which I really didn't know how to go about, since like I said, he was a guy. ;-) Also, since I would be spending a pretty penny already on venue, food and drinks, I didn't have a big budget for decorations!
So about 1 week before the party, I stumbled upon this on ETSY...
|I'D RATHER DOODLE|
I knew immediately I wanted this milestone birthday poster for my hubs birthday, and after browsing for some more stuff on I'D RATHER DOODLE page, I found everything I needed to get into my decorating swing (Thank you Natalie)!!!!!
See? And all for a very, very reasonable price! I went ahead and started printing away, after all, this was my venue...
|The Diamond Club at our local Baseball Park|
Centerpiece was very simple, placemat, plant and votive candle holders from IKEA, plus my printed sign, and viola, a simple, elegant centerpiece for MY GUY!
|Yup, the birthday Poster went here as well as extra photos from here...|
|My favorite decor|
|Pumpkin and smores cupcakes|
|Cake was a yummy buttercream mocha|
Overall the party was a huge success, everyone loved everything and though there were kids in the vicinity and we had to share the dance floor with them, I think it was what my husband exactly wanted - a "no-fuss' party that EVERYONE including, his own kids, enjoyed!
Have A Great Halloween Weekend!
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